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Re: KDE vs. GNOME on F10



On Wed, 2009-08-05 at 13:03 -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-08-05 at 12:58 -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > It also would require multiple CVS branches, one for security, one for
> > adventurous, as well as different buildroots to go along with those,
> > since you wouldn't be able to build a security update for a gnome
> > package against the newer adventurous gtk and expect it to work on the
> > older GTK, likewise if you had to modify a gnome package to work with
> > newer gtk, you dont' want those modifications in the way if/when you
> > need to do a conservative security update for it later.
> 
> Oh I forgot, you also need -testing versions of each of those repos, so
> for any release, you could have updates, updates-testing, experimental,
> and experimental-testing repo options and build targets and buildroot
> shuffling going on.  WHAT FUN!

Mandriva has a /testing repository for /updates, but not for /backports,
on the basis that /backports is fundamentally unstable so you may as
well just do your testing in the repo. This works fine, so far.

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Adam Williamson
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